Changing World: Purpose Shopping

December 27, 2020 In the late 70’s and early 80’s social activism ran high in Portugal. I have early memories of adults declaring they wouldn’t buy from company A or company B because it conflicted with this or that value / belief. Since then, that type of attitude has been rare. This started to change […]

Changing World: Solar

December 20, 2020 When I first heard of Solar Energy I was 10. My uncle had just installed a solar panel in his roof and it seemed like a magical idea to me: free energy from the sun! After being educated about the high capital costs with low (and intermitent) energy yield I was forced […]

Changing World: Work From Anywhere

December 13, 2020 I’m sure most, if not all, of us were sent packing home to work earlier this year. As a business owner I was concerned that productivity might suffer with the change to remote work. Additional noise and less professional space were not reassuring. The ability to sustain, or even increase, productivity with […]

Changing World: Energy Storage

December 6, 2020 My first contact with stored energy was watching people walking around with portable radios on the street in the early 80’s. At that time, I got battery operated toys. Either due to poor battery quality or my extreme enthusiasm playing with them, I was always surprised how fast the batteries ran out. […]

Changing World: Gaming Broadcast

December 6, 2020 Although people have been cutting the cord for a few years now, they haven’t reduced their video consumption. A lot of those entertainment hours have migrated to online TV streaming services. However, a new form of video entertainment has also emerged: gaming broadcast. This form encompasses both live and recorded streams of […]